What Do Locksmith Scams Look Like In 2024?

There are scammers in every industry, and unfortunately Locksmithing is no exception. Because so many people need a locksmith when they are desperate and vulnerable, it’s all too easy for criminals to exploit them. Locksmith scams can range from overcharging for basic services all the way to outright fraud, where the service is charged for … Read more

7 Ways You Can Improve Your Home Security Today

As locksmiths, we understand the importance of home security. Your home is your sanctuary, and it’s critical to protect it from potential burglaries. That’s all very easy to say, but how exactly do you do it in reality? In this blog, we’ll provide you with some expert tips and advice on how to prevent burglary … Read more

5 Hidden Benefits To Changing Your Locks

Changing the locks is something that most people don’t pay a lot of attention to. It’s easy to overlook what can seem like a small task, a chore, or just something they don’t want to think about at the moment. Some people might even feel like they can’t afford the cost of getting their locks … Read more

Is The UK Locksmith Industry Regulated?

Locksmiths are a bit like spare underwear- you don’t think about it until you REALLY need them. But unlike spare underwear, it’s easy to find a locksmith in an emergency situation. When you do, you put a lot of trust into that person, who helps you to open and secure locks and access systems. They … Read more

Are Roller Shutters Really Worth It?

If you run a business with a physical location, you’ve probably spent a lot of time working out how to make it more secure. And we’re sure one of the things on your list to research is roller shutters- which is how you ended up here. At My Lock Locksmiths, we’ve installed our fair share … Read more

4 Ways You Can Scare Off Burglars This Halloween

burglar running away

Spooky season is almost upon us, and what’s spookier than a burglar? Creeping around in the middle of the night to steal your possessions, sometimes while you’re still inside the house. After all, 59% of burglaries in the UK happen when the homeowner is in the property. And with everyone walking around in black and … Read more

5 Benefits To Using Smart Locks In Your Home

Smart lock and app

Over the last few years, smart locks have become a very popular addition to many commercial premises, and now they are getting just as popular in residential homes. The figures now estimate that around 57% of homes in the UK have at least one smart device installed in their home – whether it controls the … Read more

The 5 Best Types Of Door Lock

Protecting your home and belongings is a high priority and one you have to be vigilant of every single day. It’s something we see a lot of homeowners worry about, and spend a lot of money trying to get it right. But one of the things that’s often overlooked is locks. Specifically, how different types … Read more